Chickamauga 150: Sights and Sounds

150 years ago today, shots rang in the early morning as Colonel Robert Minty’s cavalry contested a Confederate advance on Reeds Bridge. How I wish I were in Northern Georgia today. But I must live vicariously through the cameras of those on the National Park Service Social Media Team, and their postings on the Chickamauga-ChattanoogaContinue reading “Chickamauga 150: Sights and Sounds”

Chickamauga 150th Looking Good!

Oh, how I wish I could be in the field for the sesquicentennial events at Chickamauga.  From the looks of photos posted to the park’s Facebook site, it appears things are going well.  As of this posting, there are four albums with photos from the weekend activity. (Sorry for the frame overlap. Hopefully WordPress willContinue reading “Chickamauga 150th Looking Good!”

150th on the “River of Death” – Chickamauga

The next big round of sesquicentennial events in the western theater puts the spot light on Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park. For the 150th, the park has broken out events in three sets. September 14-15 – Civil War Timeline and Special Programs: A Civil War Timeline featuring living historians, guided by park employees, will propel visitorsContinue reading “150th on the “River of Death” – Chickamauga”